DABBS, John P.   Recently updated !

Among the immigrants to Tennessee from the state of North Carolina was Vincent S. Dabbs, who was born in the latter state in 1815, and who came with his brothers and sisters to Tennessee at an early date. They settled in Perry, Wayne and Lewis counties. Vincent S. Dabbs was […]


City: Memphis LANCASTER, John Lynch, civil engineer; born Jackson, Tenn., Dec. 29, 1869; son of John Lynch and Henrietta (Snider) LANCASTER; father’s occupation, cotton merchant; paternal grandparents Samuel and Anna (Lynch) LANCASTER, maternal grandparents Dr. George and Elnora (Owens) SNIDER; educated in the public schools of Jackson, Tenn., began work […]

OLIVER, George Weldon 2

City: Medina OLIVER, George Weldon, physician; born Cleveland, Tenn., May 19, 1869; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Hillary L. and Valderia (DILLEHAY) OLIVER; father’s occupation, physician; paternal grandparents Hezekiah and Martha (LEWIS) OLIVER maternal grandparents Marcus and Mary (LANCASTER) DILLEHAY; educated in the public schools of Maury Co., Tenn.; graduated from […]

DABBS, John P.

City: Hohenwald DABBS, John P., physician and merchant; born Farmer’s Valley, Tenn., April 21, 1856; son of Vincent S. and Elizabeth (Lancaster) DABBS; father was a farmer and dealer in real estate; English descent; educated common schools and medical dept. of Vanderbilt Univ. and Bryant and Stratton Business College; graduated […]

BATES, Douglas Thompson

Town: Centerville BATES, Douglas Thompson, attorney at law; born Centreville, Tenn., May 25, 1882; Norman French, Scotch-Irish and English descent; son of Jasper Alonzo and Cordelia Emma (Clagett) BATES; father’s occupation, lawyer; paternal grandfather Lewis BATES, paternal grandmother Agnes (Lancaster) BATES, maternal grandfather William George CLAGETT, maternal grandmother Elizabeth (Hornbeak) […]